b'Forever WineWINE Check out theseforevercrafturbanwinery.com330-267-9442 wineries for AKRON AREAW E D D I N G S your rehearsaldinner, parties,or wedding!You had me at MerlotA vineyard or winery is a beautiful setting for weddings, rehearsals, showers, and more! The sun sets golden over lush vine-covered rows of grapes as the two of you take your vows, surrounded by friendsThe Loftand family.As the bridal party is whisked away for pictures againstAt Red, Wine & Brewthis glorious backdrop, your guests meander the grounds, enjoyingredwineandbrew.us/mentor/the-lofta glass of wine and nibbling on perfectly paired canaps. But its not440-210-0024EXT. 240the venue for everybody, so here are three important questions toMENTOR, OHask a venue when deciding if a vineyard wedding is right for you.What are your indoor offerings, in case of rain?Classic wedding superstition dictates that rain on your wed-ding day is good luck. However, no one really wants it to rain on their wedding day. But you cant control the weather, so its best to be preparedespecially with an outdoor venue, like a vineyard.Prime Vine WineryCheck out the options available for you and your guests in case of foulwww.primevinewinery.com330-807-1317 weather.Is there an aestheticallyNEW FRANKLIN, OHpleasing location where you can enjoy dinner and dancing?Odds are, your venue will already have a INDIA EARL PHOTOGRAPHYbackup plan in place, but ask beforeAre there any localbooking to be safe. curfews or noise ordinances? What are your bar Keep in mind that in the rural areas offerings besides wine? surrounding many vineyards, there Some vineyards are neither set upare often noise ordinances in place nor licensed to serve hard alcohol.to keep the integrity of that serene This may be fine for some cou- environment. This likely wont ples, but others may want to offeraffect your ceremony, but it couldGervasi Vineyardmore of a variety to their guests.end your reception and after-party If you know you want somethingas early as 10:00 p.m. Make sure towww.gervasivineyard.comin addition to wine served at yourinquire about area ordinances be- 330-497-1000wedding, make sure you ask yourfore booking, so that you can planCANTON, OHvenue before booking. accordingly.'